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Europe’s gold standard should be ours too

Our own economic future is being compromised by our failure to join the heavy lifting on climate policy. [18 August 2015 | Peter Boyer] All things are relative, and carbon emissions targets are no exception. What we think of Australia’s … Continue reading

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The government ramps up its war on windpower

Joe Hockey claims his aversion to wind turbines is an aesthetic issue, but it’s clearly ideological. [21 July 2015 | Peter Boyer] “I find those wind turbines around Lake George to be utterly offensive” (Joe Hockey, May 2, 2014) “Not … Continue reading

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The surprising achievements of Elon Musk

A US entrepreneur is revealing one of the many positive sides of curbing emissions [16 June 2015 | Peter Boyer] The splash of light that Dark Mofo brings to Hobart tells us a lot about ourselves. As much as we … Continue reading

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